natural resource


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natural resource

n.
A material source of wealth, such as timber, fresh water, or a mineral deposit, that occurs in a natural state and has economic value.

natural resource

Something, such as a forest, a mineral deposit, or fresh water, that is found in nature and is necessary or useful to humans.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.natural resource - resources (actual and potential) supplied by naturenatural resource - resources (actual and potential) supplied by nature
resource - available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
land resources - natural resources in the form of arable land
mineral resources - natural resources in the form of minerals
renewable resource - any natural resource (as wood or solar energy) that can be replenished naturally with the passage of time
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Razumihin, in his youthful ardour, had firmly resolved to lay the foundations at least of a secure livelihood during the next three or four years, and saving up a certain sum, to emigrate to Siberia, a country rich in every natural resource and in need of workers, active men and capital.
The mother did her best, but no woman, out of her natural resources, could feed three babies.
There the men were engaged in developing the country, organizing its railroads, opening up its mines, making accessible its vast natural resources.
A new country, bounded by the oceans, situated just right in latitude, with the richest land and vastest natural resources of any country in the world, settled by immigrants who had thrown off all the leading strings of the Old World and were in the humor for democracy.
Given natural resources, the other great factor in industry is labour.
The natural resource damage assessment and restoration (NRDAR) cooperatively with Duke Energy has been started by natural resource trustees, who is held responsible for the spill.
If the annual rate of natural resources loss is assumed to be 2 to 5 billion tons, about 20 percent of natural resource degradation is found in Iran on a global scale.
Auction may be one of the methods for allocation of natural resources but not the only methodC* Liquidity of a natural resource, its need and value to the public at large, the need for ensuring maximum benefit for the advancement of the country and other aspects are relevant for deciding on the method for allocation," attorney general G.
The driving force behind Dubai Natural Resources World is the alarming shortage of natural resource supply across the world, combined with the competition for resources in emerging new markets.
They are legitimate natural resource users as are the local trappers and prospectors.
A royalty trust is a legal entity that purchases profit interests (interests that pass through profits, but not losses) in mature, low-risk, natural resource working properties (such as oil and gas).
This spring hundreds or thousands of New Jersey businesses and property owners may be required to pay for loss of natural resources, including groundwater and wetlands, as the state's Department of Environmental Protection begins to aggressively pursue Natural Resource Damages claims against polluters and other responsible parties.

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